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L.A. NOWThe unarmed U.S. Marine who was fatally shot by an Orange County sheriff’s deputy in a darkened high school parking lot in February, was buried Friday afternoon after a service in his hometown of Joliet, Ill. Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr.,......
John "Jack" Goeken, a prolific entrepreneur who founded telecommunications giant MCI and pioneered in-flight telephone service, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 80. Goeken died Thursday at a hospital in his hometown of Joliet, Ill.,...
MOST people think of the accordion, if they think of it at all, as a social instrument, wheezing out polkas and folk tunes. The sound of it brings to mind French cafes, Mexican plazas, German beer gardens, Argentine nightclubs. Nick Ariondo, perhaps the...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsGas prices in Wichita hit their highest price since July of 2008, when the city set a record. Tuesday morning, the price of regular unleaded jumped 10 cents at most stations around Wichita to $3.89 a gallon. Jim Hanni with AAA Kansas says the last time...
The Lexington Herald-LeaderA support group for clergy sex abuse victims is urging the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington to investigate and punish a priest suspended over sex abuse allegations. The priest is living in McCreary County. David Clohessy, executive director of the...
St. Paul Pioneer PressA former pastor who was having sexual relations with a 16-year-old girl and tried to take her to Mexico was sentenced this week to five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Two gross misdemeanor...
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Special to the TribuneJoliet City Councilman Jim McFarland wants to hear firsthand – and publicly – what Corrections Corp. of America plans to do if it builds an immigration detention center in Joliet. McFarland, who called for a public meeting to learn about...
Mayor Jim Holland, Village Clerk Robert Kennedy and Trustees Todd Morgan, Dick Trevarthan and Douglas Morgan are back for four more years. They were sworn in for new terms May 6 during the Village Board meeting, with state Rep. Renee Kosel, R-New Lenox,...
John Paulett leads almost all of his classes at Fenwick High School while the students sit in chairs formed in a circle. It's a way that provokes discussion and critical thinking for some of the tough topics he tackles in his theology classes at the...
Associated PressEconomic development officials hope a new rail service linking Indianapolis to West Coast ports in Canada will save central Indiana businesses time and money by bypassing a bottleneck in Chicago rail yards and help transform the capital into more of a...
— The United Steelworkers union will vote Tuesday on a proposed six-year contract with Caterpillar Inc. that would freeze wages, increase contributions to health care costs and offer senior employees fewer protections. The proposed agreement covers...
The rate of unemployment across the Chicago-Joliet-Naperville region ticked up by 0.5 point to 9.5 percent in March, according to data released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Overall, local unemployment rates increased in...
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